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1. Ant-Man (2015)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
2. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)
TV-MA | 47 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks.
3. Jarhead (2005)
R | 125 min | Drama, War
Based on former Marine Anthony Swofford's best-selling 2003 book about his pre-Desert Storm experiences in Saudi Arabia and about his experiences fighting in Kuwait.
4. 17 Again (2009)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
About a guy whose life didn't quite turn out how he wanted it to and wishes he could go back to high school and change it. He wakes up one day and is seventeen again and gets the chance to rewrite his life.
5. Sex and the City 2 (2010)
R | 146 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
While wrestling with the pressures of life, love, and work in Manhattan, Carrie, Miranda, and Charlotte join Samantha for a trip to Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), where Samantha's ex is filming a new movie.
6. Rent (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.
7. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
R | 135 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young FBI agent disappears while investigating a murder miles from Twin Peaks that may be related to the future murder of Laura Palmer; the last week of the life of Laura Palmer is chronicled.
8. Darkman (1990)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy
A brilliant scientist left for dead returns to exact revenge on the people who burned him alive.
9. Senna (2010)
PG-13 | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.
10. Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller
Six years after Michael Myers last terrorized Haddonfield, he returns there in pursuit of his niece, Jamie Lloyd, who has escaped with her newborn child, for which Michael and a mysterious cult have sinister plans.
11. The Devil Inside (2012)
R | 83 min | Horror
In Italy, a woman becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three people during her own exorcism.
12. Polytechnique (2009)
Not Rated | 77 min | Crime, Drama, History
A dramatization of the Montreal Massacre of 1989 where several female engineering students were murdered by an unstable misogynist.
13. Mao's Last Dancer (2009)
PG | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A drama based on the autobiography by Li Cunxin. At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In ... See full summary »
14. Shocker (1989)
R | 109 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.
15. Almost Human (2013)
80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Mark Fisher disappeared from his home in a brilliant flash of blue light almost two years ago. His friend Seth Hampton was the last to see him alive. Now a string of grisly, violent murders... See full summary »
16. Asylum Blackout (I) (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Horror, Thriller
A group of cooks at an asylum for the criminally insane get locked in with the inmates during a massive thunderstorm.
18. The Central Park Five (2012)
Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary
A documentary that examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. After having spent between 6 and 13 years each in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime.
20. Fay Grim (2006)
R | 118 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
A ten-years-later continuation of Hal Hartley's "Henry Fool", where Fay Grim (Posey) is coerced by a CIA agent (Goldblum) to try and locate notebooks that belonged to her fugitive ex-husband (Ryan). Published in them is information that could compromises the security of the U.S., causing Fay to first head to Paris to fetch them ...
22. The Truth About Jane (2000 TV Movie)
87 min | Drama
A high-school girl's first sexual experience is with another girl, and, along with her first broken heart, she must deal with her mother's reaction to her revelation that she is a lesbian and with ostracism at school.
24. Berlin Blues (2003)
105 min | Comedy, Drama
In October 1989, the part of the West Berlin borough of Kreuzberg called SO 36, had been largely shut off by the Wall from the rest of the city for 28 years. A lethargic sub-culture of ... See full summary »
25. Kolya (1996)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a confirmed bachelor and a lady's man. Having lost his place in the state orchestra, he must make ends meet by playing ... See full summary »
26. Les interdits (2013)
101 min | Adventure, Drama, History
1979. Carole and Jerome are 20 and go on tour in Odessa, behind the Iron Curtain. They are cousins and pretend engaged. The day as tourists, they visit monuments and museums. In the evening... See full summary »
27. Rosario Tijeras (2005)
R | 126 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Medellín, 1989. Antonio brings Rosario to the hospital; she's shot, bleeding badly. Flashbacks, mixed with Antonio's wait at the hospital during her surgery, tell the story: Antonio and ... See full summary »
28. The Fourth Man (2014 TV Mini-Series)
174 min | Drama, Thriller | Active
The year is 1975, and the West German embassy in Stockholm is occupied by German terrorists. It's an attack not only on the embassy, but on Sweden's long-standing pride as a peaceful nation... See full summary »
29. L'autre vie de Richard Kemp (2013)
102 min | Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Inspector Richard Kemp never got around to putting the handcuffs around the Eardrum Slasher, a dangerous serial killer whose rampage began 20 years before. When Hélène, a psychologist, ... See full summary »
30. The Man Who Loved Yngve (2008)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A teenage boy loses his footing when he finds himself drawn to the new boy in class.
31. The Other Dream Team (2012)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Sport
The incredible story of the 1992 Lithuanian basketball team, whose athletes struggled under Soviet rule, became symbols of Lithuania's independence movement, and - with help from the Grateful Dead - triumphed at the Barcelona Olympics.
34. Lan Yu (2001)
R | 86 min | Drama, Romance
Beijing, 1988. On the cusp of middle-age, Chen Handong has known little but success all his life. The eldest son of a senior government bureaucrat, he heads a fast-growing trading company ... See full summary »
35. The Confessional (1995)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
The year is 1952, in Quebec City. Rachel, 16, unmarried, and pregnant, works in the church. Filled with shame, she unburdens her guilt to a young priest, under the confidentiality of the ... See full summary »
36. The Paper Will Be Blue (2006)
95 min | Action, Drama
Out of enthusiasm, a Militia soldier abandons his platoon and decides to fight for the cause of the Revolution. His Lieutenant and the rest of the crew look for him during the confused night of 22-23 December 1989.
37. Alois Nebel (2011)
84 min | Animation, Drama
A train dispatcher encounters a mute stranger who appears out of nowhere, and finds himself mysteriously involved with a murder in Poland.
38. Making the Boys (2011)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History
On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Gay Rights Movement, the film explores the drama, struggle and enduring legacy of the first-ever gay play and subsequent Hollywood movie to ... See full summary »
39. Bornholmer Straße (2014 TV Movie)
A comic look at the fall of the Berlin Wall in November of 1989, told from the point of view of the German border guards at the checkpoint where it all started.
40. Miracle on Interstate 880 (1993 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
A man attempts to rescue people trapped on the I-880 bridge after the top half collapses during the 1989 San Francisco earthquake.
42. Tender Waves (2013)
96 min | Comedy, Romance
The congenial Vojta is bashful and his family is batty. His short-tempered father, who once failed to swim the English Channel, wants him to be a competing swimmer and his loving mother, a ... See full summary »
43. Friends (1993)
105 min | Drama
Three female friends, in the end of the eighties, share a house in Johannesburg, South Africa. Each of them has her own way to live the apartheid. Thoko is a black teacher, she practices ... See full summary »
44. Torn from the Flag: A Film by Klaudia Kovacs (2007)
97 min | Documentary
A sociopolitical historical documentary-thriller about the international decline of communism and the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.
45. Thunderground (1989)
R | 92 min | Action, Adventure
A con-artist meets a tough fighter and sees him as her ticket to a better life. The two make an agreement and head off to New Orleans to arrange a match with "the man" - the mysterious king... See full summary »
46. I Wake Up Yesterday (2012)
120 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
This quirky student comedy tells the story of Petr Kovár (Filip Blazek), who gets the chance to return to the past for a while and he meets the love of his life, his classmate Eliska, again... See full summary »
47. After the Shock (1990 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Drama
On October 17 1989, an earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale rocked San Francisco. Presented here are some of the stories of the brave members of the public and emergency services ... See full summary »
48. Beyond the Call (1996 TV Movie)
R | 101 min | Drama
Russell Gates is a Vietnam vet on death row for killing a policeman. His childhood sweetheart, Pam O'Brien, is stunned to learn this and does not believe he could commit such a crime. She ... See full summary »
50. 1989 (II) (2014)
97 min | Documentary, History, Thriller
The political drama of the fall of the Iron Curtain as told by one of its power brokers and the widow of one of its casualties.